The Merchant & Mills Factory Dress- introducing a guest star

Hello there sew folk, I am on final countdown at work before a week of holiday mega -sunshine. I planned to make 100 flippy summer dresses for effortless dressing options, but my sew queue was reorganised when Ma FOB asked me to make her a dress- she’s also off on holiday this week and wanted … More The Merchant & Mills Factory Dress- introducing a guest star

Unexpected winners- A Finnish submarine & Seamwork Loretta top

Looky here, nothing for a year, then another post after only two weeks! I have just come back from an amazing trip to Finland…a huge thank you to Pete and Raisa who were kind enough to show us around, feed us and let us into their Finnish family for a few days. Going away always … More Unexpected winners- A Finnish submarine & Seamwork Loretta top

Toronuuh show & tell

I am now back from my holiday and feeling refreshed. Not only has being away got me excited about starting some new projects, it has also given me some energy to show off. Toronto (pronounced Toronuuh if you’re a local) treated me very well and I had a week full of activities, sunshine, chicken wings … More Toronuuh show & tell

Pyjama Party Presents- the Striped Swallow Coachella shorts.

As promised in my last post, here’s one one of the projects I had been stashing away, as it was birthday gift. For a good few years, I have been making my friends hand embroidered Pyjama bottoms, as Christmas and birthday presents. Then I thought, “hey! I can rev this up a bit and MAKE … More Pyjama Party Presents- the Striped Swallow Coachella shorts.

You shall find me swishing about the woods with reckless abandon, or solving crimes…also with reckless abandon.

Firstly I must say that February was a bit of a shit bag wasn’t it? It was cold, with nothing much to look forward to and we were all well past all our good January intentions, of being healthy and mastering a new language with the app we downloaded, during the commute. February was a … More You shall find me swishing about the woods with reckless abandon, or solving crimes…also with reckless abandon.